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Dolphin Motel

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  • Excellent64%
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  • Average6%
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 16 May 2012

Opposite a marina, this motel offers a lovely view. The staff are friendly & most helpful & the rooms are clean & comfortable.One point worth noting, the motel is in Point Loma, which is out of the CBD & a bit of a hike by...More

1  Thank Suzanne K
Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 19 May 2012

Thank you Suzanne for your recent review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in San Diego. That is correct, Point Loma is a bit off the main downtown area (two of my desk clerks use to work in the main...More

Reviewed 16 May 2012

We loved our stay at the Dolphin Motel in San Diego. It was spotless, great breakfast, lovely linen / towels and the very friendly/helpful staff told us all we needed to know to get around San Diego. We recommend having a car if you stay...More

1  Thank KiKing
Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 19 May 2012

Thank you KiKing for review your very pleasant assessment of our motel. All the way from Perth, this is the 2nd review from Australia next to Brisbane above! I do admit the majority of Americans don't travel as extensively as the rest of the world...More

Reviewed 15 May 2012

Stayed in room 32. Very clean and friendly staff. Breakfast is ok. :) and free! Free WIFI was awesome. I usually stay in sorounding Hotels and WIFI is not free. A pool would have been nice. All in all I will stay here again as...More

1  Thank Miriam C
Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 16 May 2012

Thank you very much guys for writing a review about us. Our upstairs are by popular demand so book early for availability. Our staff enjoy reading the many good things our guest write and take criticism as well, it can only improve our business. Hope...More

Reviewed 14 May 2012

After reading the reviews, I decided to try out the Dolphin Motel. My husband and I are on a budget and were looking for affordable accomodations so we could have fun in San Diego and attend some of the parks and attractions. This was perfect!...More

2  Thank knorthcutt
Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 16 May 2012

Thank you very much guys for writing a review about us. We do pride ourselves in the value of our motel. Yes, we cannot say over and over again that our rooms are by no means spacious. This is an older motel so the best...More

Reviewed 10 May 2012

I loved this place. Very clean, very very friendly, central (it overlooks the marina) and very reasonably priced. I can highly recommend this place. The staff (including the owner and his son) are so helpful and friendly. They even offer free GPS to help you...More

4  Thank jayceeehh
Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 11 May 2012

Thank you for this splendid 5 star review. Most importantly, we thank you for staying with us! The we are all so happy to hear what a wonderful and memorable experience you had during your stay. You are correct, we offer these accommodations for free....More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$ 83 - US$ 182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#6 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#7 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#7 Family Hotel in San Diego
#10 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#44 Business Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 83 - US$ 182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#7 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#7 Family Hotel in San Diego
#10 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#44 Business Hotel in San Diego
Room types
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Kim L
17 October 2017|
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We are right across the street
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Kenneth T
19 May 2016|
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We are open 24 hours phone or e-mail us 619-224-9791 or %^$(@!^&(%$! **tripadvisor won't allow links***
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Kenneth T
19 May 2016|
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we are open 24-hours 619-224-9791
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"Second floor rooms are great"
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"Not very big hotel, maybe 12 -16 rooms?"
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"Choose the second floor on the harbor side for a better view."
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"Great views on the top tier. Corner rooms are quiet and cool."
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